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Interview Roundup: Wright, Grint and Felton

HBP Film
Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 09:41 PM

We have a few quick interviews to update you on tonight. First actor Rupert Grint is the subject of two new interviews: here with Parade.com, and video of his guest appearance on the CBS Morning Show.

Next, thanks to Teen.com who let us know about a nice video interview with actress Bonnie Wright who discusses filming the attack on the Burrow, and notes her favorite part of Hogwarts castle is the Gryffindor common room.

Finally, the Hero Complex Blog in the LA Times has another installment in their Harry Potter series, this being an interview with Tom Felton.



DM: What do you remember about shooting that climactic scene on the Astronomy Tower? TF: It was intense!  When we shot it I was surrounded by the cream of British actors [Alan Rickman and Helena Bonham Carter were present, as was the Dublin-born Gambon], and the scene itself is very intense. There’s lots of shouting, screaming and tears. We had good fun with that one. It was the scene I was most looking forward to.

DM: What was working with Gambon like? TF: I was obviously very scared about having a one-on-one scene with him. But early on we met up and we got on really well. He’s a character beyond character, anyone will tell you that. He’s got more stories than an encyclopedia and he’s a wealth of knowledge and comedy. It’s just a joy to be around him. Every time there was a break, I would take it as a good opportunity to have a cup of tea with him, asking questions and stuff like that.

DM: His Dumbledore is a lot more intense than in the books, isn’t he?TF: Yeah, I was slightly afraid that he was going to be cold or stone-faced. But he’s far from it. Honestly, he’s like an 18-year-old and he loves it.

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26 Comments

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81 Points

AGH!!! I WANT TO SEE THIS MOVIE ALREADY!!!

Posted by ljgljhghb on July 15, 2009, 09:58 PM report to moderator
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240 Points

i’ll watch it today!!!!!!!

Posted by TasyaWeasley on July 15, 2009, 10:29 PM report to moderator
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464 Points

i’m with you… waiting for saturday.

Posted by Empressa on July 15, 2009, 10:31 PM report to moderator
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80418 Points

The movie is as usual… good and bad… Devotees of canon will be outraged… Film buffs will be surprised by how good it really is…

Posted by Won_Two on July 15, 2009, 10:53 PM report to moderator
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59 Points

i Saw it!!! It Was very good. It did stray away from the book, however i think this one did it justice. it is a movie so they do have to cut different things,
everyone should hurry up and go see it.

Posted by H.P.2009 on July 15, 2009, 10:55 PM report to moderator
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281 Points

The movie is fantastic! Saw it at 12:30 am! grin

Posted by Phylis {ROAR} on July 15, 2009, 11:17 PM report to moderator
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I’ve seen today (just got home @ 10:45pm) OMG there are 3 theater/auditorium that was showing the HPHBP and it was FULL the ambiance was full of exitement. Viewers, clapped at the start and end of the movie, lot’s of laughing, though (comedic part). But, me, quite frustrated. I wish to see the part when the students battled with the DE and Harry gave Felix Felicis to Hermione, Ginny and Ron. It covered mostly of the teenage angst and hormones. Happy to see the movie after the long wait but not so satisffied.

Posted by harrmione55 on July 15, 2009, 11:22 PM report to moderator
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cool

Posted by placebowiz on July 16, 2009, 12:13 AM report to moderator
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awesome. im seeing HBP tomorrow. ill be going to either the 12:30 or 1:30 showings.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on July 16, 2009, 12:20 AM report to moderator
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Tonight’s the night… a little worried, but I hope it’s a great film.

Posted by Mrs Fred Weasley ROAR! (OoM1) on July 16, 2009, 01:07 AM report to moderator
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143 Points

OOO, I just love it.

Posted by angelvoice on July 16, 2009, 01:20 AM report to moderator
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32 Points

deathly hollows in two parts… mixed emos… hbp was good

Posted by ofchughes on July 16, 2009, 01:45 AM report to moderator
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344 Points

Haven’t seen enough Rupert interviews yet….

Posted by hanname on July 16, 2009, 04:42 AM report to moderator
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Love ya, Tom Felton!

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awesum! i hav 2 wait until the weekend…….. :(

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